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grantor

[ gran-ter, grahn-, gran-tawr, grahn- ]

noun

  1. a person or organization that makes a grant.


grantor

/ ɡrɑːnˈtɔː; ˈɡrɑːntə /

noun

  1. law a person who makes a grant


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Word History and Origins

Origin of grantor1

From Anglo-French, dating back to 1620–30; grant, -or 2

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Example Sentences

It is important for the District and any other grantors to Casa Ruby to do a forensic audit to see where all the money went.

By this the grantor or party giving it conveys whatever interest he may have in the land.

A witness need not write his name in the grantor's presence, if asked to sign in the proper place as a witness this will suffice.

Suppose the grantor has declared in his deed that the land contains a hundred acres and a survey finds only fifty.

Suppose the deed covered no land at all belonging to the grantor, this would be a still greater fraud.

Doubtless it would hold that the grantor tried to deceive the other party and would grant relief.

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